News & Views

At HIAS Pennsylvania, we draw on the voices of so many people to give us strength: our clients, whose struggles here and abroad we need to understand; volunteers and interns, who reach beyond themselves to serve however they can; our donors, without whom we could not do our work; and our staff, who change lives every day. Listen with us. Add your voice to the ones you hear.

One Man’s Journey Through War to Save His Son

Mustafa* knows two kinds of fear: the suffocating fear of dying or losing a loved one in a bomb blast,… MORE

A Family United

Maria* was in a constant state of panic, always crying and fearful. Every day, she woke up and thought about… MORE

Portrait of a Donor: Honoring Grandpa on His Naturalization Anniversary

Earlier this month, we got an exciting package in our mailbox: Harriet Katz, made a gift in honor of the… MORE

Profile in Courage – The Asylee Outreach Project

Patricia Awo immigrated to United States at the age of thirteen as a result of the Liberian Civil War.  This… MORE

The Faces of Today and Yesteryear – Stories of Immigration

by Barry Fireman John F. Kennedy wrote an essay entitled “A Nation of Immigrants” for which he was honored by… MORE

From Abuse to Self-Sufficiency: An Indonesian Woman’s Path to Independence

Merie has seen more than her share of struggles, but her strength and tenacity are what bring us to highlight… MORE